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Take a tour of Princeton's 47,000-square-foot High Performance Computing Research Center (HPCRC) with Curt Hillegas,  Associate CIO for OIT Research Computing.
IT Unconference '16- June 9 - Register!
Back by popular demand...  This year's IT Unconference is Thursday, June 9. Register for the day-long event, where attendees drive the agenda and lead topic discussions.
'Phishing' on the rise: keep personal information private
Scammers are busily “phishing” for personal information like your social security number, birth date, user accounts and passwords—anything that can give them to access your account, credit or identity, or compromise your computer or device.
Business travel on the horizon?  Borrow technology for the trip.
Traveling for business and need to stay in touch? Look to OIT's mobile loaner program and borrow a smart phone, tablet, laptop, or mobile hotspot to stay connected.
Princeton Python coders, join us for a PrincetonPy session, MGP — A Python pipeline for sample processing, April 7, at 3:00pm.
Come learn Python - the free, dynamic, open-source, general-purpose programming language widely used in all fields of scientific computing.  The workshop is Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM, at the Princeton Center for Theoretical Science, 407 Jadwin Hall.
Attend a presentation on research computing and the specialized resources available to researchers at Princeton. The hour-long session is being held on February 15, beginning at 12:30, at 120 the Lewis Science Library.
"Introduction to Programming Using Python," a mini-course for introducing Python programming, is being offered in February. Little or no programming experience is required.
David Sherry will be filling the role of chief information security officer for Princeton University, effective Feb. 29.
5th Annual DrupalCamp NJ:  January 30 @ Princeton
Princeton is hosting the 5th Annual DrupalCamp January 30!  Special pre and post training and activities are scheduled before and after the conference, on Friday and Sunday. Tickets are limited. Register early.
Secure Remote Access (SRA) is replacing the University's VPN service, which will be turned off on January 7, 2016.
PICSciE and the Program for Quantitative and Analytical Political Science (Q-APS) are hosting a the two-hour session that focuses on  Big Data, complete with a talk and mini-workshop.
A practical introduction to parallel computing for scientific/numerical codes using MPI and OpenMP, with lab exercises that provide hands-on experience running code on Princeton's high-performance computing cluster.
New 'Secure File Share' service on campus protects email attachments. University faculty, staff and students can use the service to securely exchange attachments through email.
If you need technology help in your residence, reach out to one of your Student Technology Consultants (STC). STCs work for OIT and help with technology problems out at the residential colleges.
"iT4U@princeton"--the newsletter that provides an introduction to student computing and technology support and resources on campus--is now available online.
IT UnConference 2015... and 2016
IT Unconference 2015: a success story told by its attendees: “Uncon was an amazing experience…”
“Very fun and educational day.”                               
“…reconfirmed that I work with some real IT rock stars.”
OIT recently introduced a 'Secure File Share' service on campus. University faculty, staff and students can use the service to securely exchange attachments through email.
IT Unconference for Princeton - June 4 - Register Early
A first-ever IT Unconference experience is planned for June 4, 2015. Register for the day long event where you and other attendees drive the agenda and lead theme and topic discussions.
OIT is pleased to announce a new service for securing networked printer devices on campus. The service, called PULPNET, is intended for university-owned or leased printers and copiers and is available in most campus buildings.